The Redskins promoted second-year running back Chris Thompson to the 53-man roster Thursday afternoon.
As an undrafted free agent competing in a backfield full of established players and draft picks, Silas Redd entered training camp as a long shot to make the Redskins’ 53-man roster.
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The Redskins began filling out their 10-man practice squad on Sunday afternoon, re-signing eight players they had cut 24 hours earlier.